Teheran welcomes fresh teams for the 5th Development Trophy

Teheran (IRI) will host the 5th edition of the FINA Men’s Water Polo Development Trophy, taking place from May 24-29, 2015 at the Shahid Shiroudi Stadium.

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The FINA Technical Committee members will conduct venue inspections in the build-up to this summer’s mega aquatics event.

Representatives of FINA’s technical committees for swimming, open water swimming and synchronised swimming will be in Kazan for a few days to assess the readiness of venues for the upcoming 16th FINA World Championships.

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FINA/NVC Diving World Series will stream live

The events of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2015 – Windsor (CAN) on May 22-24 will be streamed live and free of charge on FINAtv.

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7 Things You Should Know About Alexander Popov

One of the all-time greats, Alex Popov of Russia dominated the sprint freestyle events in the 1990’s. Here are 7 things you might not have known about the Sprint Tsar.


FINA Swimming World Cup changes to Long Course in 2015

Traditionally held in short-course, this change is aimed at increasing the participation of National Federations and athletes to the FINA Swimming World Cup.


FINA’s List of Swimmers with Rio Qualifying Times Updated As of May 1, 2015

FINA released an updated listing of the 2016 Rio Olympic “A” cut qualifiers through May 1st; take a look to find your favorite swimmer.


Competitor LifeSpan+ vs. The Knock-Off Brand

Brad Underwood: “It is relatively easy to produce and manufacture a simple plastic disc. On the other hand, it is very difficult to manufacture a disc with the same qualities of LifeSpan+.” 

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FINA President Maglione Speaks In Favor of Removing Age Limit Of Its Members, Including Himself

Could we see FINA President Maglione in his position until 2021, when he will be 81 years old?


Spain grabs last spot in Super Final of FINA Water Polo World League

The team of Spain got the third and last European place for the Super Final of the FINA Women’s Water…

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Russian Doping Control, RUSADA, Will Collect Samples at 2015 FINA World Championships

The Ministry of Sports of Russia, together with FINA, will be collaborating on this procedure.


Swimming Set To Receive Second Highest IOC Funding Among All Olympic Sports

The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations, the organization that represents all 28 sports on the 2016 Rio Olympic Program, is giving swimming one of the highest revenue distributions out of any sport.


FINA Follows IOC In Releasing Compensation Figures

“The IOC ethics commission invites all the sports organizations of the Olympic movement to establish a similar policy and make…

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FINA Officially Signs Host City Agreement With Budapest For 2017 World Championships

Lausanne (SUI), April 16, 2015– The Hungarian Prime Minister Mr. Viktor Orbán and FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione were…

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FINA Director Talks About Extending Special World Championships Invitation to Michael Phelps

Phelps says he will not be swimming at Worlds, but FINA has other ideas.


FINA President Dr. Julio Maglione elected as PASO President

FINA President and IOC Member Dr. Julio C. Maglione was elected as Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) President at the organisation’€™s Extraordinary General Assembly in Miami, Florida (USA) on Saturday April 11, 2015. Dr. Maglione will serve until 2016.

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